University of the People: Making Higher Education Accessible to All
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UofPeople

This webinar is a part of an Innovative Universities Global Webinar Series.

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University of the People (UoPeople) is the first non-profit, tuition-free, American, accredited, online university. Dedicated to opening access to higher education globally, UoPeople helps high school graduates overcome financial, geographic, political, and personal constraints that keep them from pursuing higher education. 

UoPeople believes that access to higher education is a fundamental right and promotes world peace and global economic development. The university is committed to delivering an accessible, affordable, and quality, tuition-free higher education. UoPeople has built a sustainable and scalable model to support millions in underserved communities whose talent and creativity remain untapped.

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Speakers
Shai Reshef

Shai Reshef, President of University of the People (UoPeople)

  • Reshef has been widely recognized for his work with UoPeople, including being awarded the 2023 Yidan Prize for Education Development; named one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business; awarded an honorary doctorate from the Open University; selected by OneWorld as one of its ‘People of 2009’; and selected as a Top Global Thinker by Foreign Policy Magazine. 
  • Reshef’s TED Talk and Nas Daily video about the University have over 30M views combined.

     
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Professor Isak Frumin
Professor Isak Frumin
"We designed the 'Innovative Universities' global webinar not merely as conversation, but a one-of-a-kind assembly of forward-thinking scholars poised to reshape the educational landscape. This isn't just about what's new; it's about what's next.”
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Dara Melnyk
Dara Melnyk
"Currently, there are no seminars exclusively devoted to innovation in higher education. We want to change that. Our webinar series are meant to give both creators of unusual institutions and idea collectors like us a space to discuss what's possible."
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